• abhi shrestha

10 Top-Rated free things to do in Brisbane

Updated: Feb 23

Brisbane is a fine city which has fine things to offer. As any fine things go, its usually pretty expensive but not to worry, here we have collected the fine things Brisbane has to offer for FREE.

So enjoy this beautiful city.

1 Street Beach, South Bank

Brisbane is known for its warm and sunny weather, to compliment that beautiful weather we have our Brisbane’s pride and iconic Streets Beach in Southbank. It’s a must visit site when you are in Brisbane, it’s a massive beach style pool surrounded by white sands, subtropical plants with all the facilities and it’s free. Enjoy the backdrop of city’s sky scrapper’s besides the river any time of the year. The opening times for these beautiful pools are from 7am to midnight daily!!!

2 QAGOMA (Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery Of Modern Art)

Another Brisbane’s gem, massive, iconic and stylistic QAGOMA displays variety of contemporary and modern arts. So visit the beautiful gallery to explore the Australia’s history and proud moments while enjoying every moment spent.

3 CityHopper

The red double-decker sweetheart sailing the Brisbane’s river to-and-fro are free boats services provided by the City Council between Sydney Street terminal in New Farm Park and North Quay terminal in CBD. Hop on to these boat and sail through the city for a dreamy ride.

4 The Brisbane Riverwalk

Jesus walked on water but you can walk or ride your bike over the river on Brisbane’s own river walk which hovers over the Brisbane’s river. It stretches 870m long and connects New Farm to City which is perfect because CityHopper drops you at the Sydney Terminal which is right beside the Riverwalk.

5 Mt. Coot-tha Lookout

Sunrise is beautiful view to experience. And the best way to enjoy the sunrise is from a high ground lookout point. Here comes the Mt. Coot-tha lookout at the outskirts of city where you can view the city and sunrise together. A grand memory everyone must have, so set your alarm, wake up early and head over to our beloved Mt Coot-tha.

6 Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

While you are in Mt Coot-tha for a pleasant view of the Brisbane city, head over to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium which is with in Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens to take a deep astronomical tour in from the Big Bang to our current solar system and everything in between.

7 Shorncliffe Pier

Do you like fishing or just sightseeing, then head over to one of the Australia’s longest pier. Enjoy your time away from the city noises and relax with the sound of waves and a beautiful view of the ocean. If you get there early you will be greeted with a mesmerizing view of the sunrise from the ocean.

8 Roma Street Parkland

Roma street parkland is one of the most beautiful sights in Brisbane CBD. It’s massive in size and hosts different kinds of garden and beautiful water works to compliments those gardens. You can just lie down on the garden or walk in the rain forest. Enjoy.